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" I am just going. Have me decently buried, and do not let my body be put into the vault in less than three days after I am dead. "
The Story-life of Washington: A Life-history in Five Hundred True Stories ... - Page 316
by Wayne Whipple - 1911 - 709 pages
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Historical Readings for the Use of Teachers' Reading Circles

Henry Elliot Shepherd - History - 1893 - 424 pages
..." he made several attempts to speak to me before he could effect it. At length he said, ' I am just going. Have me decently buried, and do not let my...ten minutes before he expired (which was between ten and eleven o'clock) his breathing became easier. He lay quietly; he withdrew his hand from mine and...
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McClure's Magazine ..., Volume 10

American literature - 1898
...o'clock he made several attempts to speak to me before he could effect it. At length he said: " I am just going; have me decently buried, and do not let my...be put into the vault in less than three days after 1 am dead." I bowed assent, for I could not speak. He then looked at me again and said: " Do you understand...
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The American Nation: Its Executive, Legislative, Political, Financial ...

1894
...easier, and spoke a few times. At IO o'clock he said to Mr. Lear, with much difficulty: "I am just going; have me decently buried, and do not let my...the vault in less than three days after I am dead." Lear bowed, in answer, for emotion prevented his speaking. The general looked up and asked : " Do you...
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Short Selections for Translating English Into French: Including a Few ...

Paul Bercy - French language - 1894 - 137 pages
...me before he could effect it 6 . At length he said: 'I am just going 7 . Have me decently buried s , and do not let my body be put into the vault in less than three days after I am dead 9 .' I bowed assent 10 , for I could not speak. He then looked at me again, and said, 'Do you understand...
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Short Selections for Translating English Into French: Including a Few ...

Paul Bercy - French language - 1894 - 137 pages
...me before he could effect it 6 . At length he said: 'I am just going 7 . Have me decently buried 8 , and do not let my body be put into the vault in less than three days after I am dead 9 .' I bowed assent 10 , for I could not speak. He then looked at me again, and said, 'Do you understand...
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Short Selections for Translating English Into French: Including a Few ...

Paul Bercy - French language - 1894 - 137 pages
...speak to me before he could effect it6. At length he said: 'I am just going7. Have me decently buried8, and do not let my body be put into the vault in less than three days after I am dead9.' I bowed assent10, for I could not speak. He then looked at me again, and said, 'Do you understand...
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Maxims of Washington: Compiled for Use in Schools, Libraries, and All ...

George Washington - Quotations, American - 1894 - 423 pages
...Let me go off quietly. I cannot last long. 6 PM I am just going. Have me decently buried. And do hot let my body be put into the vault, in less than three days after I am dead. Do you understand me ? [Addressing Mr. Lear.] [Upon Mr. Lear's replying, Yes, he added,] 'Tis well....
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Independence: A Story of the Revolution

John Roy Musick - United States - 1894 - 464 pages
...several times but failed. At last he murmured, " I am just going. Have me decently buried, and don't let my body be put into the vault in less than three days after I am dead." Unable to speak, Mr. Lear bowed his head. Washington whispered, " Do you understand?" " Yes, " answered...
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Columbian Historical Novels, Volume 9

John Roy Musick - 1895
...several times but failed. At last he murmured, " I am just going. Have me decently buried, and don't let my body be put into the vault in less than three days after I am dead." Unable to speak, Mr. Lear bowed his head. Washington whispered, " Do you understand?" " Yes, " answered...
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Self Culture

Self-culture - 1900
...wills; preserve this one and burn the other." Then, speaking to Col. Lear, he said, "At length I am going. Have me decently buried, and do not let my body be put in the vault in less than three days after I am dead." He was evidently keeping close watch upon the...
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